Genealogy and the Librarian

Genealogy and the Librarian

Covering trends, issues and case studies, this collection presents 34 new essays by library professionals actively engaged in helping patrons with genealogy research across the United States.

Author: Carol Smallwood

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476670874

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 302

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Covering trends, issues and case studies, this collection presents 34 new essays by library professionals actively engaged in helping patrons with genealogy research across the United States. Topics include strategies for finding military and court records, mapping family migration and settlement, creating and accessing local digital services, and developing materials and instruction for patrons. Forewordist D. Joshua Taylor, host of Genealogy Roadshow and president of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, notes: "The increasing popularity of the topic requires that any librarian who encounters genealogical customers remain on the forefront of new developments in the field."
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Genealogy and the Librarian

Genealogy and the Librarian

Perspectives on Research, Instruction, Outreach and Management Carol Smallwood, Vera Gubnitskaia ... Genealogy is no longer a hobby of a few, a “something-to-do-withmy-time” thing for retired people. Neither is it an occupation that ...

Author: Vera Gubnitskaia

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476633220

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 301

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“Explores ways that librarians can take advantage of the popularity of genealogy and family history research to create new services and connect with new user populations”—Library Journal “The product of professional experience and a comprehensive survey of the field, this collection of 34 essays introduces aspects of family trees and proposes means of teaching clients how to locate and coordinate data on ancestry. A straightforward tone delivers perspectives on research and application…. valuable…this compendium covers a full range of both pragmatic and open-ended instruction and outreach”—Booklist“ Knowledgeably compiled and deftly edited…remarkably informative, exceptionally well organized, thoroughly ‘user friendly’ in tone and commentary…recommended”—Midwest Book Review “Valuable”—FGS Forum “Recommended”—Association of Jewish Libraries Reviews “Provides rich examples of librarians serving the local history community and genealogists while building unique collections for future generations of users.”—Corey Seeman, Director, Kresge Library Services, University of Michigan “This eclectic collection is a handy resource useful for all American genealogy librarians. Experienced editors Smallwood and Gubnitskaia gather professional essays on digitization and databases, literacy and instruction, preservation, community use, and budgeting for various populations and end-users.”—Patricia Brown, Director, Library Instruction and Information Literacy, Northwestern State University of Louisiana “Applying modernization and library best practices to digging through family histories, this collection provides fantastic ideas for the teaching and practice of genealogy research.”—Jennifer Wright Joe, Owensboro Campus Librarian, Owensboro Regional Campus Librarian, Western Kentucky University “A valuable resource for librarians and others interested in the current state of genealogical research, services, and sources.”—Erin Fennell, Reference Librarian/Associate Professor at Miami Dade College “An outstanding collection of library services available to support patrons for genealogical research”—Stanley L. Klemetson, Ph.D., Associate Dean (Retired) of the College of Technology and Computing, Utah Valley University “This book helps librarians navigate genealogy research using a variety of tools and techniques accommodating the needs of vastly different types of genealogists.”—Dr. Jeanine Huss, Associate Professor of Science Education, Western Kentucky University. Covering trends, issues and case studies, this collection presents 34 new essays by library professionals actively engaged in helping patrons with genealogy research across the United States. Topics include strategies for finding military and court records, mapping family migration and settlement, creating and accessing local digital services, and developing materials and instruction for patrons. Forewordist D. Joshua Taylor, host of Genealogy Roadshow and president of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, notes: “The increasing popularity of the topic requires that any librarian who encounters genealogical customers remain on the forefront of new developments in the field.”
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

American Reference Books Annual 2019 Edition

American Reference Books Annual  2019 Edition

Genealogy and the Librarian: Perspectives on Research, Instruction, Outreach and Management. Carol Smallwood and Vera Gubnitskaia, eds. Jefferson, N.C., McFarland, 2018. 293p. index. $55.00pa. ISBN 13: 978-1-4766-7087-4; ...

Author: Juneal M. Chenoweth

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440869143

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 552

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Read professional, fair reviews by practicing academic, public, and school librarians and subject-area specialists that will enable you to make the best choices from among the latest reference resources. • Provides reviews of print and electronic resources, showcasing a wide spectrum for users to consider • Presents unbiased evaluations that allow users to make their own decisions on the suitability of a given resource for their patrons' needs • Gives users access to reviews containing critical, relevant, and timely information from librarians and subject-area specialists
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Black Librarian in America

The Black Librarian in America

“Community Engagement Stimulates Collaboration and Innovation for Local History and Genealogy Programming to Public Housing Residents.” In Genealogy and the Librarian: Perspectives on Research, Instruction, Outreach and Management, ...

Author: Shauntee Burns-Simpson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538152683

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 301

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This book will contribute to the discourse on ways of increasing anti-racism, empowerment, and representation in the LIS field and beyond. It continues in the civil rights legacy of African American librarian pioneers including Dr. E.J. Josey, Dr. Virginia Lacy Jones, Dr. Carla Hayden, and Dr. Eliza Atkins Gleason.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Annual Conference

Annual Conference

See Association of College and Research Libraries ( ACRL ) " Adding Activity to the One - Shot Freshman Lecture ... 133 " Teaching Study Skills : The High School to College Experience , " 160 , 212 Technology for Library Management ...

Author: American Library Association

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015082922256

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Page: 656

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Virtual Roots

Virtual Roots

Lists sites of archives, libraries, institutions, genealogical and historical societies, and family associations around the world

Author: Thomas Jay Kemp

Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources

ISBN: UOM:39015040618616

Category: Reference

Page: 312

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Lists sites of archives, libraries, institutions, genealogical and historical societies, and family associations around the world
Categories: Reference

Tracing Your Ancestors in the Public Record Office

Tracing Your Ancestors in the Public Record Office

This revised and expanded sixth edition of the publication provides a guide to using the national archives of England, Wales and the UK. It contains guidance on: using basic family history records, such as the census, wills and records for ...

Author: Amanda Bevan

Publisher: Pen & Sword

ISBN: UVA:X006133269

Category: Reference

Page: 524

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Researching family history has become increasingly popular in recent years. The documents held at the Public Record Office and the Family Records Centre span over 1,000 years and contain a wealth of information for family historians. This revised and expanded sixth edition of the publication provides a guide to using the national archives of England, Wales and the UK. It contains guidance on: using basic family history records, such as the census, wills and records for birth, marriage, death; tracing records regarding migration; researching the background of people from a wide range of professional, religious, social and regional groups; using military and legal records; and using the Public Record Office online catalogue.
Categories: Reference

A Survey of American Genealogical Periodicals and Periodical Indexes

A Survey of American Genealogical Periodicals and Periodical Indexes

The intent of this survey with an index is to provide genealogists, researchers and librarians with comprehensive material published each year in all of the genealogical periodicals and to data of interest and value from other periodicals.

Author: Kip Sperry

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: STANFORD:36105026012901

Category: Reference

Page: 224

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The intent of this survey with an index is to provide genealogists, researchers and librarians with comprehensive material published each year in all of the genealogical periodicals and to data of interest and value from other periodicals.
Categories: Reference